Me a Carrot I suppose I should
not have been shocked to read what a well-known dietitian
said recently, "Expecting busy family members to stop
and peel a carrot is unrealistic." After all, millions
of people in this country value speed over flavor.
Cooking, even the simple peeling of a carrot, is seen
as a waste of time. I would argue loudly, (do you
hear me shouting yet?), that eating is much more important
than putting food into a stomach swiftly.
Baby Food Basics Does your four-, five-
or six-month-old baby watch intently as you eat? Does
he grab your spoon? Can he sit upright (with a little
support) and hold his head up well? If so, get ready,
it's time for solid food!
Well, Spend Less Eating
well and trying to save on groceries means balancing
time with money and flavor with convenience. It is
a challenge for every family. Consider also the costs
and benefits of food choices as they affect your family
lifestyle, the people and economics in your community,
and the environment. Saving money is one important
goal and eating well is equally important. Here are
some ideas to help you do both.